I don't know where it came from, but while Glastonbury was swarmed in mud, London was drowning in heat. Not that I'm complaining, as the sun is more than welcome to pitch up its tent for good. And it's the perfect time to bring out the lightest of t-shirts that practically dissolve at the slightest touch. I love graphic prints at the moment that almost look like an accident, as opposed to the blinding 'in your face' attack of louder designs. My fading top below is from Zara and looks like a kid has got creative on it with a crayon, looking messy in the artistic way. Teamed with this I'm wearing my staple denim shirt that travels with me across all the seasons. Perfect for daydreaming by the beach and then heading to a gritty indie bar in the evening, I particularly love the checkered print that reveals itself when the sleeves are rolled up. It feels like Kings Of Leon's outlaw style back in the highlight hillbilly days of their first album. The shirt is from Criminal Damage and can be bought along with the shades I'm sporting at http://www.loveclothing.com/
Menswear is currently the craving at Milan right now aswell. And while I've seen a lot that electrifies all sorts of inspiration, my flame is yet again burning brightest for Ann Demeulemeester. I love her clash and collage of the black and white pallete this season, whilst also injecting subtle caramels into the mix. Reminding me of a tainted romantic, the ice white blazers have blackened looking roses broched and crackled to the heart. And I love how the charcoal concrete shorts mist out at the bottom like a whisper. Demeulemeester always manages to magically tame the gothic vibe, indulging in all the shadowed curiosity she's renowned for but adding sparks of lightness to appeal to all. Suits have never looked as eclectic as this.